Crime

Burglars targeted more than 8 cars in one night. Now Biloxi police need your help.

Video surveillance shows a suspect in multiple Biloxi vehicle burglaries.
Video surveillance shows a suspect in multiple Biloxi vehicle burglaries.

Biloxi police need help identifying two men connected to a string of vehicle burglaries.

Maj. Chris De Back said they received calls Sunday night from residents reporting items stolen during a vehicle burglaries in the 1800 block of Beach Blvd.

De Back said it appeared in video surveillance that two men driving a newer model, dark-colored Lincoln MKZ would stop at each vehicle. He said the driver would get out and force his way into the vehicles before leaving. De Back said the same men were seen burglarizing more vehicles on the 900 block of Cedar Lake Road.

De Back said the same men are believed to be responsible for at least eight vehicle burglaries from the same night.

Anyone who has information is asked to contact the Biloxi Police Department at 228-392-0641, the Biloxi Criminal Investigations Division at 228-435-6112, the Biloxi Criminal Intelligence Unit at ciu@biloxi.ms.us, or Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers at 877-787-5898 or at mscoastcrimestoppers.com.

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Patrick Ochs: 228-896-2321, @PatrickOchs

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